Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Village of Little Chute's Garden Club

Little Chute Garden Club 

The Little Chute Garden Club is a local club co-chaired by members Ellen Mischler and Karen Mulry. Ellen, along with fellow members and volunteers,  chooses flowers, plants, and takes care of all 42 planters that can be seen throughout the village. During the Holiday season, decorations made by the group are added to all of the planters. The work done by this group and their volunteers adds so much beauty to the village and makes the village a visually pleasing place for both residents and visitors.

This summer the Garden Club will continue to plant beautiful planters around town. This project is not complete without all the volunteers that adopt a planter for the summer growing season by watering them three days a week. The Little Chute Garden Club needs additional help throughout this summer. There are five planters left that will need some caretakers; two downtown and three on County Highway N/Freedom Road. If interested in volunteering please contact:

 Ellen Mischler at (920)788-4679 
 Karen Mulry at (920)788-5260.

 Help keep the Village of Little Chute beautiful!

                                                                    *Photos from Ellen Mischler*

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Village of Little Chute would like to recognize all of the teachers and staff in the Little Chute area school district for making a big difference to the children of our community. Thank you!

Amendment to Facade Renovation Program: What is it and Why is it important?

Amendment to the Village of Little Chute Business Improvement/Façade Renovation Program

At the April 4th, 2018 Regular Board meeting the Village board approved an amendment to the Façade Renovation Program that provides a new Sign Grant program that incentivizes downtown businesses to upgrade signage while also adhering to the Design Review Manual.

What is it?

This amendment provides downtown businesses with an opportunity to apply for a grant that would cover $300-$1,000 for a new or upgraded sign. All new sign designs will be reviewed by the Design Review Board to ensure that all signage adheres to the preferred/allowed designs. The goal of this grant program is to further work towards goals set in the 2018-2022 Downtown Master Plan, specifically strategic initiative 2: Enhancing the Old European Façade and General Atmosphere.

Why is this important?

By further working toward achieving strategic initiatives and goals set in the Downtown Master Plan, the Village of Little Chute can continue to work towards redeveloping the downtown area so that it continues to be a thriving place to live, work, and visit. This grant program works to incentivize businesses to update signage so that it will adhere to the Old World European feel that makes the village so unique.

View the entire Facade Renovation Program here:

View the Application for the Sign Grant Program here: